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Natural wine in Manhattan

(You may also order natural wines – that i have qualified – online for delivery across the USA.)

Herebelow are natural wines that I recommend and how to buy them in Manhattan, NYC:

Here below is my selection of natural wines: sulphur dioxide (SO2) often is not added during winemaking or bottling. Only a few bottles may contain sulfites – in very small quantities — around 10 mg per liter. The establishments must sell by the bottle (without asking you to purchase anything else, even if they are bistros). []

 

Bottlings selected in 2021

Vin de France [Languedoc] - Aymeric & Jordan Amiel - Domaine des Amiel - à Coural

2020 - USD 20 - pure, powerful - red fruit - red fruit, structured, dry, balanced

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

 

Bottlings selected in 2020

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade [négoce] - Bovin Rouge (1 litre) - (gamay)

2019 - USD 19 - intense - strawberry - not velvety, strawberry, fluid, firm

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

A shop in Manhattan, 179 Columbus Ave, New York City: 67 Wine, website, itineraries, in map, tel. +1 212 724 6767

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

Vin de France [Languedoc] - Aymeric & Jordan Amiel - Domaine des Amiel - à Coural

2019 - USD 19 - red fruit - red fruit, incisive (a hint of volatile acidity), dry, balanced

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

Vin de france [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Z rouge - 70% syrah (en demi-muid), 30% merlot

2017 - USD 22 - harmonious - blackberry - blackberry, dry, round

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

Pfälzer Landwein [Palatinate] - Daniel & Jonas Brand - Weingut Brand - pur - Pinot Noir

2018 - USD 28 - an enormous aromatic intensity, great purity, more complexity than Buronfosse Les Fontaines - morello cherry, undergrowth, mineral - no smoothness but silky, morello cherry, foxed, dry, no stiffness but firm

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Vin de France [Languedoc] - Aymeric & Jordan Amiel - Domaine des Amiel - Premier rolle - Rolle (vermentino)

2018 - USD 22 - opens with air therefore you may decant, pure - white fruit, indistinct - much more alcohol than oiliness (which is varietal), white fruit, powerful, broad, fresh

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

vin-de-pays [Cheverny, Loire] wine labelVin de pays [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade [négoce] - [raisins achetés] - Sauvignon blanc

2019 - USD 22 - until October:freshly trimmed hedge - glycerin, full, vegetal, fresh — since December 2020: freshly trimmed hedge, weak - no velvety, a little stiff, fresh

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

A shop in Manhattan, 179 Columbus Ave, New York City: 67 Wine, website, itineraries, in map, tel. +1 212 724 6767

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

Deutschland [Pfalz] - Daniel & Jonas Brand - Weingut Brand - Wilder Satz

2018 - USD 24 - a huge aromatic intensity, high purity - very intense, grapefruit, bitter, nougat - no smoothness, very intense, grapefruit, bitter, not full but busy, fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Crémant d'Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - [élevé sur lattes entre 14 et 30 mois, non filtré, sans sulfite ajouté] - Brut (zéro dosage, millésimé)

2017 - USD 26 - pure, intense - yeast, fine bubbles, fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Alsace riesling - Domaine Rietsch - Brandluft

2015 - USD 34 - aromatic, pure - hazelnut, nougat - velvety then fine, hazelnut, nougat, light, fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Crémant d'alsace [sparkling] - Audrey et Christian Binner - KB - Extra Brut Zéro dosage [sans sulfite ajouté], magnum, assemblage

2008 - USD 35 - white fruit, yeast - fine bubbles, full, white fruit, nougat but dry, toasted loaf, great aromatic depth, no stiffness, fresh

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

A store in Manhattan, Greenwich Village, 13 East 8th Street, New York City: Some Good Wine, website, itineraries, in map

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

 

Bottlings selected in 2019

Vin de France [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Chapeau melon - (merlot de cuve)

2018 - USD 15 - intense - yellow pepper, plum - yellow pepper, plum, dense, dries the mouth, easy, round

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

Vin de France [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Impair… ! - (cabernet sauvignon, élevage 50% en barrique)

15-17 - USD 19 - served cool: a great aromatic intensity, a high purity - ripe varietal (so no pepper), blackcurrant pie, moka - pie crust, blackcurrant, present on the palate with a beautiful maturity of cabernet sauvignon (so no pepper), moka, full, bitter, dries the mouth, round

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Bovin Rouge (1 litre) - (gamay)

2018 - USD 19 - raspberry, foxy - raspberry, foxy, deep, juicy, firm

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

A shop in Manhattan, 179 Columbus Ave, New York City: 67 Wine, website, itineraries, in map, tel. +1 212 724 6767

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

vin de France [Roussillon] wine labelVin de France [Roussillon] - Anthony Guix - Matin calme - Sans temps

2014 - USD 28 -

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron NYC, website, itineraries, in map

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

A shop in Manhattan, 179 Columbus Ave, New York City: 67 Wine, website, itineraries, in map, tel. +1 212 724 6767

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

Vin de france [Ardèche] - Géraldine et Méryl Croizier - La Vrille et le papillon - Q blanc - Ugni blanc

2018 - USD 18 - a great aromatic intensity - nougat - smooth, nougat, white fruit, powerful but hollow, fresh

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

Vin de France [Cheverny, Loire] - Hervé Villemade - Bovin Blanc (1 litre)

2018 - USD 18 - nice - vibrant, a little stiff, vivid

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

A shop in Manhattan, 179 Columbus Ave, New York City: 67 Wine, website, itineraries, in map, tel. +1 212 724 6767

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

Alsace wine labelAlsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Y’a plus qu’à - (sylvaner et auxerrois)

2017 - USD 19 - a huge aromatic intensity - nougat, yeast, bitter - nougat, yeast, broad then hollow, tiny gas beads, bitter, fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

alsace wine labelAlsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Riesling

2016 - USD 19 - intense, pink grapefruit - aromatic, pink grapefruit, a little steep, fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Alsace - Julien Albertus - Kumpf et Meyer - Riesling

2017 - USD 22 - white fruit - little smoothness, white fruit then bitter, thin but fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Côtes du jura - Domaine Buronfosse - Marcus & Co [marnes ocres et calcaires] - Chardonnay

2018 - USD 24 - great aromatic intensity - toffee, honeysuckle - smooth, toffee, grapefruit, full, fresh

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron NYC, website, itineraries, in map

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

A shop in Manhattan, 179 Columbus Ave, New York City: 67 Wine, website, itineraries, in map, tel. +1 212 724 6767

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

Crémant d'Alsace [sparkling] wine labelCrémant d'Alsace [sparkling] - Domaine Rietsch - Extra Brut Nature

15+16 - USD 26 - yeast, toasted bread - baked apple, brioche, toasted almond, nougat, dry but not stiff, fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Wein aus Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] - Weingut Brand - pur - Pinot Blanc

2017 - USD 31 - the aromatics are enormously intense - grapefruit zest, bitter, nougat - not onctuous, airy, grapefruit zest, bitter, nougat, tiny gaz beads, fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Wein-aus-Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] wine labelWein aus Deutschland [Pfalz, Germany] - Weingut Brand - Holy Chapel - Pinot Blanc

2016 - USD 32 - very pure and intense - zest, lemon pie, bitter - velvety, nougat, lemon pie, bitter, fresh

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

Crémant [sparkling] - Domaine Buronfosse - Brut - Chardonnay & savagnin

2016 - USD 37 - lots of pressure - toast, honeysuckle, grapefruit - fine bubbles, honeysuckle, grapefruit, dry and fresh

A shop in Manhattan, 148 Chambers St, New York City: Chambers Street Wines, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 227-1434

A shop in Manhattan, 929 Broadway, between 21st and 22nd St, New York City: Flatiron NYC, website, itineraries, in map

A small wine store in Nolita, 171 Elizabeth Street, Manhattan, New York City: Wine Therapy, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 625-2999

A shop in Manhattan, 179 Columbus Ave, New York City: 67 Wine, website, itineraries, in map, tel. +1 212 724 6767

A store in Manhattan, 399 Lafayette St. (at East 4th St), New York City: Astor Wines & Spirits, website, itineraries, in map, tel. (212) 674-7500

 

Price figures are only rough estimates of the US retail tags, at the date of the tasting. Wines are selected on personal criteria.

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